I’m starting to think about MdS as a restful vacation with a bit running thrown in. I’m not underestimating the desert...
Liza Howard is a national champion runner with multiple records in distances ranging from marathons to 100 mile trail races.
Check out this article in the Running Times about the deeeeeeeeeep ladies field at the Northface run. (They also had a few words about the guys’ race.) I’m typing on my phone and I only have one bar out here, so no pictures of the awesome fire I built in the wood stove this morning or Asa feeding the chickens — yet.Liza
We made it to Nacogdoches today and there’s been lots of good sitting and talking all afternoon. This will be a very short post because I am too stuffed with tamales and apple pie to think straight. Asa, Eliot, and I are snuggled into a double bed under piles of covers right now. What with the blankets, the wood burning stove, [...]Liza
So yesterday I was whining about the flatness of downtown Houston. Nothing even resembling a hill to train on for the upcoming race. But I forgot I still had a free seven-day pass to Lifetime Fitness. It was one of the prizes from Leadville. So this morning at six I was sweating my way up some imaginary treadmill hills. I was pretty [...]Liza
The Thanksgiving holiday is in full swing here at the Howard household. The apples are out for pie baking and we hit the road for Houston this afternoon. (Surely I don’t need to tell you at this point in our blogging relationship that I have seven piles of laundry to do before we leave, — a sinkful of dirty dishes, misplaced [...]Liza
Eliot and I watched 180′ South last night. This would be a great one for post-Thanksgiving viewing if you haven’t seen it yet. Surfing. Climbing. Patagonia. Beautiful cinematogophy. Surfer and climber eye candy. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=em3mIrbOeFw] Right, and a good message too. Made me want to be [...]Liza